Welcome to the 2022 magazine of

The Reserve Forces’ and Cadets’ Association for Greater London

About us – did you know?

You may already know who we are and what we do to support the armed forces community, youth and cadets and maintaining the 193 sites across the MoD London estate – but for those of you who don’t know us, here’s the low-down on GL RFCA.

View From The Bridge 2022

These are uncertain and interesting times with the leadership of our country and its future place in the world subject of heated debate and dramatic movement.

Changing of the guard in 2022

After seven years as Chairman of GL RFCA we will be very sad to say farewell to Brigadier Marc Overton at the end of March.


There are over 4,500 Reservists across the Greater London Region who work with the Regulars in the Royal Navy, Army and Royal Air Force.

Engagement – we practise what we preach!

Our role is to encourage employers to support our Reservists, Veterans and Cadet Force Adult Volunteers through the Armed Forces Covenant (AFC) and the Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS).

Bank of England signs AFC

Armed Forces Covenant signed by the Governor of The Bank of England and countersigned by Commander of the UK’s Strategic Command

The Golden Hour

49 local organisations receive the Ministry of Defence’s highest badge of honour

City of London RFCA hosts future leaders at annual City Briefing Dinner

HR professionals from world leading organisations based in the City gathered at The Guildhall Gallery.

Gardiner and Theobald take the prize at Exercise Sharpe Shooter 2021

Nine teams from the City of London’s financial and corporate sectors got together at the Honourable Artillery Company.

YOU London

YOU London is a unique partnership of uniformed youth organisations, working together in London for mutual benefit.


The Reserve Forces play a crucial role in national security from countering security threats, peacekeeping and humanitarian efforts abroad to supporting communities at home.

Stepping Forward into the history of the Reserve Forces

Did you know that GL RFCA has an in house Association historian and Heritage Committee that documents the history and achievements of all Reserve and auxiliary units.

Nick Summers tenure in GL RFCA Estates Team

After 36 years’ loyal service, Nick Summers, GL RFCA’s Director of Estates and Commercial Lettings, is retiring from the Association.

Archive 2021

All our 2021 Content.

Archive 2020

All our 2020 Content.